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Swine flu brings more heart attacks, strokes: DAK (N)

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan  on Monday said swine flu infection significantly increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. “If you...

People lock health centre in Tral as ‘no doctors available’

The residents of Batagund in Tral area of Pulwama district Saturday padlocked a health centre in the village to protest against alleged unavailability of...

In Kupwara hospital 2 doctors for 1400 patients a day

A sub-district level hospital that serves as the main hospital for Kupwara district is severely short of doctors, leaving patients from around 30 villages...

SIC asks SKIMS to elevate aggrieved doctor

The state information commission has asked the head of SKIMS to promote a doctor to the rank of associate professor, the status held up...

Family blames medical negligence for man’s death

Family of a 60-year-old man Friday blamed medical negligence by a doctor at the district hospital here for his death.   Ghulam Rasool Shergojri was brought...

Delegation of Doctors’ Association meets Governor

A delegation of Doctors Association Jammu, led by its president DrBalvinder Singh, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday. The...

Delegation of Doctors’ Association meets Governor

A delegation of Doctors Association Jammu, led by its president DrBalvinder Singh, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday. The...

NHM employees’ strike results in breakdown of healthcare in Kupwara

The healthcare system in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district has been badly affected by the strike of employees working under the National Health Mission (NHM)...

NHM employees’ strike results in breakdown of healthcare in Kupwara

The healthcare system in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district has been badly affected by the strike of employees working under the National Health Mission (NHM)...

Swine flu death toll in country rises to 226, over 6,000 test positive

The death toll in the country this year due to swine flu has soared to 226 with the H1N1 virus claiming 31 more lives...

Srinagar forensic lab to get first DNA testing facility

The forensic science laboratory in Srinagar will soon have a state-of-the art DNA testing facility in place, officials said on Sunday. Director FSL Anand Jain...

Kangota residents stage protest against health deptt

The residents of snow-bound Kangota village of Kotranka tehsil staged a demonstration against the health department for “attaching staff of the medical sub-centre in...

LD hospital authorities write to DHSK over ”unnecessary referrals”

Authorities at Lal Ded hospital on Saturday shot a letter to Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) highlighting “unnecessary referrals” received by the tertiary...

Committee to analyse delinking of SKIMS medical college Bemina from SKIMS Soura

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday constituted a committee to analyse the feasibility of delinking SKIMS medical college Bemina from SKIMS Soura, Srinagar. An...

Committee to analyse delinking of SKIMS medical college Bemina from SKIMS Soura

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday constituted a committee to analyse the feasibility of delinking SKIMS medical college Bemina from SKIMS Soura, Srinagar. An...

PM visit: Psychiatrists, gynecologists among GMC faculty ordered to attend emergency duty

Senior faculty of Government Medical College Srinagar including members from departments like psychiatry, gynaecology, anatomy and oncology have been directed to report on emergency...

Our patience is running out, fulfill our demands: DAK (S)

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by  Dr Suhail Naik on Wednesday said that it is high time that all genuine demands of doctors of...

Our patience is running out, fulfill our demands: DAK (S)

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by  Dr Suhail Naik on Wednesday said that it is high time that all genuine demands of doctors of...

Atal Duloo reviews preparedness for starting DBN courses

A meeting to review  the preparedness for starting diplomate of national board (DNB) courses in the state was held here on Wednesday with principal...

‘Set up separate swine flu clinics’

With surge in number of swine flu cases and 15 deaths so far this season in Kashmir valley due to the virus, Doctors Association...

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